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The Good Shepherd and our vocation story: A homily for the 4th Sunday of Easter

The Good Shepherd and our vocation story. The 4th Sunday of Easter. Acts 2:14,36-41; 1Pt 2:20-25; Jn 10:1-10 “I came that they might have life and have it more abundantly.” I have heard many vocation stories and the story line … Continue reading

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Time to merit heaven: A homily for the feast of the Lord’s baptism

Feast of the Lord’s Baptism. January 11, 2015 Is 42:1-4,6-7; Acts 10:34-38; Mk 1:7-11 Time to merit heaven What would be the greatest tragedy that could ever befall a Christian in this life? Financial loss? Sickness? Broken relationships? Rejection by … Continue reading

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Being open to divine goodness: A homily for the 7th Sunday in Ordinary Time

7th Sunday in Ordinary Time. February 23, 2014 Lev 19:1-2,17-18; 1Cor 3:16-23; Mt 5:38-48 “Be perfect just as your heavenly father is perfect.” How could you forgive the man who raped your mother and who is responsible for your being … Continue reading

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Reflecting the divine goodness : A homily for the 17th Sunday in Ordinary Time

17th Sunday in Ordinary Time. July 28th, 2013 Gen 18:20-32; Col 2:12-14; Lk 11:1-13 When I informed my colleague in my workplace in Indiana that I was going into the seminary to become a Catholic priest and religious, he said … Continue reading

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